Hi, my name is Raul Jordan - I am a Go developer working on the Ethereum blockchain protocol. I write regulary about Go programming, technology, life, and the latest ideas floating around the blockchain industry.
Read more about me - contact me rauljordan@alumni.harvard.edu

About Me

My background story and how I got here

Hi. My name is Raul and I am an individual passionate about building the decentralized web and contributing to a future where privacy-centric technology swings the pendulum back to the original promise of the Internet and empowers personal freedom.

“why we make the things we make says a lot about us”

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Born and raised in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, I studied Computer Science at Harvard University, where I learned how important it is to harness the power of machines to build technology anyone can use.

I started a company called Prysmatic Labs with my co-founder Preston Van Loon working on implementing the core of Ethereum blockchain protocol, including its major scalability upgrades using cutting-edge research such as Proof of Stake and Sharding. My team has received significant funding to achieve our vision. We have created a project named Prysm fully open source as a Go implementation of Ethereum Proof of Stake.

While at Harvard, I co-founded a company called Kynplex that made it easy for anyone to stay updated on the latest scientific trends. In 2016, I received the Thiel Fellowship: a $100k grant that allowed me to take 2 years off school to pursue my passions.

Thanks to the fellowship, I got into Ethereum and now I am a blockchain developer interested in building core improvements to the protocol.

In my free time, I spend significant time by the lakeshore of lake Michigan, studying Cantonese, and spending quality with my significant other, 麥嘉琪.

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